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2005/124/1-7 Photograph, part of collection owned by James Short, black and white, horse team moving telescope, paper, photographer unknown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1922. Click to enlarge.

Photograph of horse team moving telescope

Photographed
Photographic print, horse team, paper, used by James Short, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1922

Black and white photograph of a group of people on a wagon, the wagon is hitched to six horses. Another wagon drawn by two horses is behind the front one. There are seven men and a child on the wagons and one man standing on the road. A peaked roof is visible behind them. The left of the image shows a sign reading 'Shire of Hornsby'.

Caption hand written on verso reads: 'The horse team moving the telescope from Pennant Hills Observatory to Hornsby Goodsyard for Goondiwindi'.

Summary

Object No.

2005/124/1-7

Object Statement

Photograph, part of collection owned by James Short, black and white, horse team moving telescope, paper, photographer unknown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1922

Physical Description

Photographic print, horse team, paper, used by James Short, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1922

Black and white photograph of a group of people on a wagon, the wagon is hitched to six horses. Another wagon drawn by two horses is behind the front one. There are seven men and a child on the wagons and one man standing on the road. A peaked roof is visible behind them. The left of the image shows a sign reading 'Shire of Hornsby'.

Caption hand written on verso reads: 'The horse team moving the telescope from Pennant Hills Observatory to Hornsby Goodsyard for Goondiwindi'.

Marks

Reverse, 'The horse team moving / the telescope from / Pennant Hills Observatory / to Hornsby Goodsyard / for Goondiwindi'

Dimensions

Height

80 mm

Width

84 mm

Production

Cite this Object

Harvard

Photograph of horse team moving telescope 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 21 April 2021, <https://ma.as/372804>

Wikipedia

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